Translation in Modern Japan [NOOK Book]

Overview

 The role of translation in the formation of modern Japanese identities has become one of the most exciting new fields of inquiry in Japanese studies. This book marks the first attempt to establish the contours of this new field, bringing together seminal works of Japanese scholarship and criticism with cutting-edge English-language scholarship.
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Translation in Modern Japan

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Overview

 The role of translation in the formation of modern Japanese identities has become one of the most exciting new fields of inquiry in Japanese studies. This book marks the first attempt to establish the contours of this new field, bringing together seminal works of Japanese scholarship and criticism with cutting-edge English-language scholarship.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203846681
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/9/2010
  • Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Indra Levy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Stanford University, USA.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Modern Japan and the Trialectics of Translation Indra Levy Part I: Critical Japanese Sources 1. Maruyama Masao and Kato* Shu*ichi on Translation and Japanese Modernity Andre Haag 2. Selections by Yanabu Akira 3. From Iro (Eros) to Ai=Love: The Case of Tsubouchi Sho*yo* Saeki Junko translated by Indra Levy 4. On Tenko*, or Ideological Conversion Yoshimoto Takaaki translated by Hisaaki Wake Part II: English-language Scholarship 5. Hokusai’s Geometry Christine M. E. Guth 6. Sounds, Scripts, and Styles: Kanbun kundokutai and the National Language Reforms of 1880s Japan Atsuko Ueda 7. Monstrous Language: The Translation of Hygienic Discourse in Izumi Kyo*ka’s The Holy Man of Mount Ko*ya Miri Nakamura 8. Brave Dogs and Little Lords: Some Thoughts on Translation, Gender, and the Debate on Childhood in Mid Meiji Melek Ortabasi 9. The New Woman of Japan and the Intimate Bonds of Translation Jan Bardsley 10. Making Genji Ours: Translation, World Literature, and Masamune Hakucho*’s Discovery of The Tale of Genji Michael Emmerich Annotated Bibliography Aragorn Quinn

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